BOULDER, Colo. & TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A think tank research body called the Institute
of Motion Analysis (IMA) comprising some of the world’s leading
sports scientists, exercise physiologists, coaches, physical therapists,
and biomechanics experts will be established in Boulder, Colorado.
Recognizing the important role that motion analysis now plays as a tool
for measuring physical performance, IMA aims to facilitate education and
research around this important topic.
“Motion Analysis is the next frontier in study and application of sports
performance training and research. IMA exists primarily to foster the
advancement of the study and application of motion analysis, while
establishing a vibrant community of key stakeholders,” said Kunihiko
Kaji, President of IMA. “Our purpose is to identify practical
implications of the established body of knowledge, while highlighting
areas that require further exploration.”
“Research sponsored by IMA will ultimately give all sports research and
training professionals the opportunity to have a platform to share and
learn ideas, leading research and data, and the latest sports science
discoveries for the benefit of advancing sports training and sports
science,” said Kunihiko Kaji.
IMA will comprise an international field of experts including Jim
Martin, Associate Professor, Exercise and Sport Science at the
University of Utah; Hunter Allen, elite coach and author; Dr. Inigo San
Millán, Director of the Sports Performance Program at the University of
Colorado Sports Medicine and Performance; and Rodger Kram, Associate
Professor at the University of Colorado integrative physiology.
IMA will be offering sponsorship and membership opportunities for
companies interested in accessing or participating in the latest
research in motion analysis in sports and connecting with IMA’s panel of
For more information on IMA, please visit: https://instituteofmotionanalysis.org.